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Matt Stichter had a co-authored article, “Virtue and Authenticity in Civic Life”, accepted for publication in the Journal of Moral Education

Amy Mazur will be doing a presentation on December 14th at the GEYPO seminar at the University of Compultense, Madrid on her co-edited book on Gender Equality on Corporate Boards.

Mark Fagiano published a paper called “The Problem of Free Will” which can be found in The Journal of Speculative Philosophy.

Tricia Glazebrook was invited to publish ‘Being human being: Dasein, civilization, capital, and home’ in a Symposium hosted by Gatherings 12, 170-76, the annual journal of the Heidegger Circle. She also has book chapters that have gone into press this semeste  in New York, Canada, and Nigeria.

Furkan Cakmak received the Cascadia Award for best graduate paper presented at the 2021 Pacific Northwest Political Science Association Meeting (he was awarded it at our most recent meeting). See paper and authors below.

Furkan Cakmak, Travis Ridout. When losing matters: emotional response to political loss and news media choice.

Jacob Lewis with Sedef Topal published in Political Psychology: “Proximate Exposure to Conflict and the Spatiotemporal Correlates of Social Trust.” Political Psychology.

Mark Fagiano published a book (on October 6th) called, “Practicing Empathy: Pragmatism and the Value of Relations” with Bloomsbury Press in London, which has recently received an award when it was named as one of the top 8 books on Pragmatism in 2022:

Matt Stichter presented a paper entitled “Disengaging from your Moral Identity” at the 4th CNY Moral Psychology Workshop.

On December 2, Travis Ridout presented his research on political advertising in the 2022 U.S. midterm elections at the 2022 Election Symposium, sponsored by the Elections Research Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Mark Fagiano presented a paper called, “Empathy, Polarization, and Democracy” at our political science conference in Walla Walla.

Anna Ivanova presented a paper co-authored paper with Paul Thiers “Conflict Disruptions of Epistemic Communities: Initial Lessons from the Impact of the Russian Invasion of Ukraine” at PPPA Colloquium in November. Anna Ivanova is also going to present this paper at the Western Political Science Association’s Annual Meeting in April.

Jacob Lewis published an article in Nations and Nationalism : What drives support for separatism? Exposure to conflict and relative ethnic size in Biafra, Nigeria

Matt Stichter presented an invited lecture entitled “Wisdom in flourishing goals and metacognitive skills” for the Aretai Center on Virtues.

Tricia Glazebrook attended the Conference of Parties (COP 27) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt as an Observer with the Gender CC: Women for Climate Justice Delegation and as a Member of the Women and Gender Constituency of the UNFCCC. Her active role on the Board of Directors of Gender CC, that she has served since 2011, was renewed in November (

Anna Ivanova presented a poster “The Influence of Source Origin on Public Support for Climate Policy” at the at the Pacific Northwest Political Science Association Annual Meeting in November 2022.

Amy Mazur was a key note speaker at the First Equality Day in Germany, December 5th-6th, which marks the launch of a new government office on gender equality, the Foundation for Equality.  She was a panelist on the closing roundtable and a core expert at a full day internal workshop for staff of the new Foundation. For more on the event see,

Tricia Glazebrook was invited in October to present a book review of Marjolein Oele’s E-Co-Affectivity: Exploring Pathos at Life’s Material Interfaces at the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy 60th meeting held at Texas A&M University.

Jacob Lewis was awarded a $4.2M grant from USAID to work on issues of trust-building in northern Ghana.

Congratulations to all!

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